Tuesday, May 31, 2016
About to be united with the author of the book it was made for: original artwork for Midnight Without A Moon, out next year.
I love it when artwork makes its way to its rightful home. My archive has over twenty years' worth of material, so it's lovely when some of it travels away for a better life elsewhere!
They new owners get to see the nuts and bolts of how a piece is made.
Thursday, May 05, 2016
#3000chairs for The Guardian.
See Twitter for the full story on this charming endeavour born from a terrible story. 3000 unaccompanied refugee children were turned away from the UK by our government. Nicola Davies wrote her poem 'The Day The War Came' in response, and has invited artists and illustrators to draw an empty chair and share it on Twitter. I didn't know which chair to choose so here are all three.
The poem's below.
The Day The War Came